i change my Fav Films a lot. art is subjective, and so are my ratings
Before anything else, I wanna recommend this essay about the film. It encapsulates a lot of my thoughts about this movie better than I ever could. Also, while this review doesn't necessarily spoil anything, it probably helps if you've seen the film.
This movie continues to confuse me, and hurt my head, and I hate it so much, and I love it so much, and I hate that I love it so much, and I love that I hate it…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I recommend reading this after having seen the film!
Something that was a bit of a mystery to me on my previous viewing of it was the messages and meaning behind the climax of the film. It used to feel a bit random, but now I think it makes complete sense. After the painfully awkward conversation about the future of her friendship with Toshio, Taeko begins to realize that this could be what she wants to do with her life.…